Incredible Secrets Behind West Side Story

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In 1961, everyone fell in love with the romance between Tony and Maria, two youngsters from two different parts of New York City. Their families were involved with the Sharks and the Jets gang rivalries. Eventually, the musical turned tragic. Check out 40 incredible secrets behind West Side Story

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Elvis was considered for the main role of Tony. However, his team did not want him to pursue this bad boy image. Ironically, he was dating Natalie Wood at the time. She ended up playing Maria.

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